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Strike Gold with the Estate 1856 Wine Club!

In the last seven vintages, Estate 1856 wines have won: 53 Gold Medals 17 Double Gold Medals 16 Best of Class Awards 3 Platinum Awards 1 Sweepstakes/Best of Show Red Wine Award Join our Prospector Wine Club and have our wines delivered to your door. Complementary shipping on your first wine club shipment! Why join? First access to our very limited production wines Discounts on every wine purchased Choose the club level that works for you—4, 6 or 12 bottles per shipment Only two shipments a year Customize your club shipment, or opt to take the pre-selected club [...]

By |2019-10-12T18:55:59+00:00October 5th, 2019|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments

Cheeses to Pair with Estate 1856

Inspired by our recent participation at the California Artisan Cheese Festival (so many great cheeses at this fun event!), we sat down and pondered the influence of cheese on the perception of wine. We thought we'd focus on cheeses that are traditionally paired with deeply flavored red wines, specifically aged cheeses with some acidity, but then ventured into some aged sheep and goat cheese, to add some fun to the tasting. Overall, we found that very young and fresh cheeses were best paired with the fresh flavors of approachable white and sparkling wines. With more complex white wines and medium bodied red wines, [...]

By |2019-08-25T04:26:09+00:00August 4th, 2019|Estate 1856, Front Page|0 Comments

All The Stars – 2017 SF Vintners Market

Last month we attended the Vintners Market in San Francisco. We hadn't participated in this event in over a year, so it was great to be back at historic Fort Mason, visiting with some of the other family wineries we always look forward to seeing. This year we had the privilege of pouring our wines in the Reserve Room alongside a handful of other small, high-end producers. The more intimate environment gave us the opportunity to really connect with guests and share our family's story. One of the individuals we met was Bill McNabb, Wine Editor for the Piedmont Post, [...]

By |2017-12-05T22:49:24+00:00December 5th, 2017|Estate 1856|0 Comments
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